VCA Forest South located in Chicago, Illinois is looking for an Associate Veterinarian who enjoys practicing advanced medicine with a cohesive, tenured team.
VCA Forest South is a multi-doctor hospital offering full service small/exotic/avian animal hospital, including boarding and grooming. We have a wide range of services including but not limited to, Orthopedics, Reproduction, Chemo Therapeutic Administration, Laser Therapy, Internal Medicine, Dentistry, Soft Tissue and other Routine Surgeries. VCA Forest South has up to date diagnostic tools such as an inside lab, ultrasound and digital radiograph equipment.
We are open 7 days a week with hours 7:00am -8:00pm Mon. - Thu., 7:00am - 4:00pm Fri. & Sat., and 9:00am - 3:00pm on Sunday. We prioritize a healthy work-life balance and offer 3 different types of schedules to meet your needs.
University Park is a beautiful suburban village strategically located 30 miles south of Chicago's downtown loop. This area features maintained walking and biking paths, a championship golf course, a 30-acre lake and is home to Governors State University. VCA Forest South offers you a chance at city life, quiet suburbia or beautiful rural countryside!
As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Health & Wellness
Innovative associate health and wellbeing department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)
Continuing Education Allowance and paid Continuing Education Days
WOOF University - offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff
VCA Academy's Mentorship Program - participate as a mentee or mentor in a GP or ER setting
Opportunities to participate in a robust Clinical Studies program
Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets
100% paid professional liability coverage
100% paid life insurance
100% paid short-term disability insurance
Access to a network of 5,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists
Internal Number: R-45839
About VCA Animal Hospitals
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.